It’s fashionable in Reformed circles to chant “already-not yet” and say that Jesus fulfills scripture. It’s highly dangerous to deny it. And on a certain level, I agree. Jesus is the telos of the law. Well and good. But when you read these RH-BT (Biblical Theology) guys deal with the Old testament, it’s like they take a crayon and write “Jesus” or “Church” all over the page (HT to Chris Poe for the wonderful illustration). Maybe that’s true sometimes, but that’s…cheating?
I settle, rather, with old-fashioned Grammatical-Historical (the same kind of hermeneutics with which you read this page, church fathers, papal bulls, etc). I realize the two aren’t mutually exclusive, but still.